You will see—in brief, the only exaggerator in the South is Old Sol, for he does enlarge everything he touches.
"I must perform my official duties," remarked the King's exaggerator.
They say that you are blind, a dreamer, an exaggerator—a liar, in short!
“I trust you realise what an exaggerator I am—that I lay myself out to exaggerate,” he writes.
He was every inch a Gascon, a boastful talker, an exaggerator, fond of posing and a little of a bully.
1530s, "to pile up, accumulate," from Latin exaggeratus, past participle of exaggerare "heighten, amplify, magnify," literally "to heap, pile, load, fill," from ex- "thoroughly" (see ex-) + aggerare "heap up," from agger (genitive aggeris) "heap," from aggerere "bring together, carry toward," from ad- "to, toward" + gerere "carry" (see gest). Sense of "overstate" first recorded in English 1560s. Related: Exaggerated; exaggerating.